NYC Medical Reserve Corps "All Hazards Training for Mental Health Professionals"
Brooklyn, United States
The MRC REST (Resiliency and Emotional Support Team) is comprised of a core group of qualified, trained mental health MRC professionals who, when activated, can be rapidly mobilized to provide on-site disaster mental health services. The REST team provides disaster mental health services such as information and referral, Psychological First Aid (PFA) and crisis counseling. These services might be provided on site within DOHMH and/or at City-designated response sites. Who qualifies to be a MRC REST Responder? MRC orientation is a pre-requisite for this course. This training is for Mental Health professionals only.You must have:
· A NYS license or certificate (i.e.- SW, Psychologist or therapist)
· Master’s degree and at least two years experience or 1 year experience with those experiencing trauma or Disaster
· Bachelor’s degree and 2 years providing mental health services
****You only need to take this full day course once
This training is being offered through the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Mental Health Disaster Preparedness and Response.
To find the most convenient travel for you, go to: http://tripplanner.mta.info/_start.aspx
Breakfast and registration will begin at 8:30am
Please understand that although these trainings are at no cost to you, they are not free. MRC pays for space, food and materials. We would appreciate if you can make every effort to attend.
If you have any additional questions or comments, feel free to contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to seeing you there!
NYC MRC Program Manager
NYC MRC Coordinator
Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
165 Cadman Plaza East
NYC Medical Reserve Corps Coordinator